■ Research Interests:
Socio-economic and policy-oriented studies pertaining to food, health, education, land, labour and credit markets

■ Publication:
  1. Nirmala Devi, Rajshree Bedamatta. 2018. Factors Affecting Morbidity and Utilization of Healthcare Services: A Case Study of Nagaon District of Assam. Issues on Health and Healthcare in India: Focus on the North Eastern Region. Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltc
  2. Rajshree Bedamatta. 2017. Book review: Harsh Singh, Vinayak Damle, Devilal Vyas, Ramila Vyas and Vishnu Khedkar, Towards a Local Livelihood Security Framework: Evidence from Small and Marginal Farmers in Dungarpur. Indian Journal of Human Development. Sage
  3. Rupan Boro, Rajshree Bedamatta. 2017. Can Horizontal Inequalities Explain Ethnic Conflicts? A Case Study of Bodoland Territorial Area Districts of Assam. Inequality, Poverty and Development in India: Focus on the North Eastern Region. Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd
  4. Rajshree Bedamatta. 2016. Two Decades of Geographical Targeting: Drawing Lessons from an Indian State. Indian Journal of Human Development. Sage
  5. Indranee Dutta, Rajshree Bedamatta. 2016. Literacy and Education: Going to and Staying in School Matters. Assam Human Development Report 2014. Government of Assam

■ Conference Proceedings:
    ■ Awards and Achievements:
    SI No. Name of Award Membership Award By Date of Award Award Type
    1 Best Paper Award International Conference on Contemporary Debates in Public Policy and Management Indian Institute of Management Calcutta 2013-02-08 National
    2 Nominated as Economist from the National Systems to appear in International Workshop on Food Value Chains Research in Food Value Chains International Rice Research Institute 04-12-13 International
    ■ Current Courses:
    Course No Course Title Level
    HS 774 Development Planning and Official Statistics in India PhD
    HS 240 Clasical Political Economy BTech
    ■ Projects:
    Duration Title Funding Agency
    2018-2018 NPTEL-MOOCs course on Economic Growth and Development MHRD, CSS
    2017-2017 Assessment and Review of MGNREGA as a Social Protection Intervention in the Barak Valley Region of Assam: A Baseline of Cachar, Karimganj and Hailakandi UNICEF Assam
    2010-2012 Livelihood Study in the KBK Region of Orissa: Identification of the Gap and Providing a Statistical Database for Development Planners of the State Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi
    2010-2012 Womens Participation in Wage Employment Programmes and its Contribution to Household Food Security IITG Faculty Start-up Grant
    06-18 NPTEL-MOOCs course on Development Research Methods MHRD, CSS
    ■ PhD Students:
    SI No. Student Name PhD Status Thesis Title
    1 Mizinksa Daimari Dissertation Interlocking of Land and Credit Market in a Bodo Village of Assam
    2 Harish Chandra Dissertation Recent Technological Interventions in the Social Security Programmes of Rural India: An Evaluation
    3 Mahsina Rahman Completed A Study of Food Security in Rural Assam: Are Food Based Welfare Programmes Doing Enough?
    4 Nirmala Devi Completed Status of Health among Rural Households of Assam: A Study in Reference to Public Health Sector
    5 Rupan Boro Completed Study of Horizontal Education Inequalities in the Bodoland Territorial Area Districts of Assam
    6 Tulika Rani Talukdar Comprehensive
    7 Smriti Rekha Singha Coursework
    8 Nayanakhee Sarma Coursework
    9 Sambashiva Reddy Appidi Coursework
    ■ MA Development Studies Dissertation Supervised:
    SI No. Student Name Year Dissertation Title
    1 Chandana Kakati 2011 A Study of Public Distribution System in Assam
    2 Mahsina Rahman 2011 Access to Universal Primary Education in Assam
    3 Pranti Dutta 2011 Assessment of Health Inequality: A case from Assam
    4 Riju Moni Baishya 2011 Women?s Participation in Wage Employment Programmes and its Contribution to Household Food Security in Assam
    5 Raju Boro 2012 Bank erosion, Food security and Livelihood option: A field report from Baratichuk village in Dibrugarh District
    6 Saurav Saikia 2012 A study of Paddy production in the state of Assam: A Report from Dhubri District
    7 Vineet Yadav 2012 Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme in the West Garo Hills District of Meghalaya: A Field Report
    8 Harish Chandra Pandit 2013 Political Economy of Drought Conditions in a Poverty Stricken Region of India: A Study based in Odisha
    9 Mrinmoy Sangma 2013 Rural Migration and Employment Guarantee Programme: A study in the Karbi Anglong District of Assam
    10 Nilima Gogoi 2013 Right to Employment, Education and Food: India?s Experience with Rights-Based Approach to Development
    11 Sandeep Kumar Chaurasia 2013 Issues and Debates Surrounding Identification of the ?Poor? in India: A Review of the Socio-economic Caste Census of 2011 in Rural Madhya Pradesh
    12 Minakshee Das 2014 An inequity into the nature of rural labour force in India
    13 Prakash Gupta 2014 Understanding health as an indicator of development based on framework of Sen?s Capacity Approach
    14 Arpita Bhuyan 2015 Financial inclusion: the national and international experience
    15 Santarpana Choudhury 2015 Food sovereignty: Genesis and evolution
    16 Meghraj Khinchi 2016 Caste based discrimination in Mid-Day Meal Scheme-A case of Rajasthan
    17 Pabitra Basumatari 2017 Quality of public Vs. Private schooling in Sonitpur district (Assam): A case study of Biswanath Charali
    18 Sarup Sinha 2017 Between resources curse and fiscal federalism: An analysis of Assam?s Oil Economy
    19 Smriti Rekha Singha 2017 Village electrification in Atugaon: A case study of Bongaigaon district in Assam